Krav Maga means ‘contact combat’ in Hebrew. It is not a martial art. It is a highly effective self-defense system created to effectively neutralize a threat. It was designed for today's world, to be learned quickly. Its movements employ strikes, holds, blocks, locks and grabs to allow you to defend yourself from the most common armed and unarmed attacks. Krav Maga is the official defensive tactics system of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and is used by many law enforcement agencies, military units and civilians globally. The methods and tactics of Krav Maga continue to evolve to suit changing environments and the people who utilize it. Ronin Krav Maga is one of the leading authorities of defensive tactics and conflict management training in the world.
You will learn how the proper attitude, awareness and action can make you a more effective protector. In addition to its real-world self defense applications, the skills you hone in our classes can enhance every area of your life.
Head of the academy, he is a Krav Maga Black Belt Instructor with 35+ yrs experience. Craig's work in defensive tactics and conflict management is highly sought after by law enforcement, military and civilian organizations. His field experience spans protective services, combat sports, corporate America & being a knucklehead growing up.
A Krav powerhouse! Chris received his Krav Black Belt in March 2016 and has been training at our academy since 2009. He brings a tremendous amount of experience with him from decades of martial arts training. He is an expert at empty hand, stick and knife fighting.
Rob has been training at the academy since 2011 and is currently a Blue Belt. He has a master's degree in biology and teaches HS life science classes at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science.
Currently a Brown Belt, Larry has been training with us since 2013. He is a U.S. Army Veteran having served for 8 years as a Drill Sgt. and Tank Commander. He is also a Tactical Firearms Instructor.
Todd began training in 2010 and is currently a Blue Belt. He has years of prior martial arts experience and a Masters in Education.
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